Accounts Payable Manager
Rutherford Cross
December 13, 2021
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
Scotland:, - Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Financial Leadership and Control


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working with a leading family run business to recruit for an Accounts Payable Manager on a permanent basis. This role would include Management of Accounts Payable and managing a sizeable team, reporting into the Financial Controller.  This is an excellent opportunity providing lots of autonomy and the ability to mould and develop a team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing a team of 9 effectively within Accounts Payable
  • Processing payments efficiently against deadlines and completing first approval
  • Accurately maintaining the AP Ledger and reconciling key supplier statements
  • Resolving queries that have been escalated in a timely manner and communicating with relevant stakeholders
  • Build and maintain key supplier relationships including monthly calls to review any overdue balances and outstanding queries
  • Enhancing the control process as well as developing KPI’s for the AP Department
  • Being motivated and proactive to suggest process improvements and automation opportunities

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Used to working in larger businesses
  • Experience in dealing with large volumes of transactions
  • Proven track record of managing a team, building positive team culture and working on development
  • Demonstrable history of introducing improved processes and controls, showing benefits brought to the AP team and wider business
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent IT Skills – particularly MS Excel

On offer is the opportunity to work with a well established and high performing business who are looking to grow and develop further. With a salary of up to £45,000 and benefits such as an annual bonus scheme, this is an excellent opportunity for an experienced team leader/manager in transactional finance.

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